Maharashtra pilgrim dies en route to Amarnath shrine, toll rises to 21

SRINAGAR: An Amarnath pilgrim from Maharashtra today died of cardiac arrest on the way to the holy cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Samarjeet Sarja, 52, died at Domail along the Baltal route in the south Kashmir Himalayas this morning, a police official said.

With this, the death toll in this year's pilgrimage -- which began on June 28 -- has gone up to 21.

 

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